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Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

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army Steals: The military's new curiosity in STEM education
relatives perform: A Q&A with Victoria legislations and China Martens

The whinge List

||| On Stereotypes—Carrying the weight of being strong

||| at the Wall—A rediscovered artist takes on gender and space

||| at the Page—Comics artist Gabrielle Bell dishes approximately her new image novel

::: Co-opting the Coop: What's the true price of homesteading's new hipness?

::: video game Changer—Why gaming tradition permits abuse...and how we will be able to cease it

::: domestic Run—How neoliberalism took over home-makeover shows

::: part the Story—When will Western documentaries become aware of they're utilizing the inaccurate lens?

::: The Audacity of Home—POOR Magazine's new paradigm of place

\\\ touring Lite—Why women's go back and forth memoirs get bought short

\\\ Canadian Gothic—Jen and Sylvia Soska's scary-fast ascent

\\\ Hardcore Persona—An excerpt from What Are You Doing the following? A Black Woman's existence and Liberation in Heavy Metal
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